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Ballet News Reviews | Ballet in the Studio

January 13, 2017

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Photograph ; Rob Becker

Ballet News Reviews | Ballet in the Studio Introduced by Dutch National Ballet Principal Jozef Varga, Ballet in the studio by Rob Becker is a beautifully produced photography book with a difference. Firstly, there’s a barre running through it. Almost every image is studio based, and the dancers were free to show their creativity, so what you […]

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NEW PRINCIPALS AND SOLOIST AT DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

January 4, 2017

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left to right: Qian Liu in Jewels (photo Angela Sterling), Sasha Mukhamedov in Giselle (photo Angela Sterling), Michaela DePrince in Coppelia (photo Marc Haegeman)

NEW PRINCIPALS AND SOLOIST AT DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET Promotions for Michaela DePrince, Sasha Mukhamedov & Qian Liu * Sasha Mukhamedov and Qian Liu promoted to principal * Michaela DePrince promoted to soloist Ballerinas Sasha Mukhamedov and Qian Liu have both been promoted to principal at Dutch National Ballet. Ballerina Michaela DePrince has been promoted to […]

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET APPOINTS YOUNG CREATIVE ASSOCIATES

December 20, 2016

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET APPOINTS YOUNG CREATIVE ASSOCIATES * Juanjo Arqus & Peter Leung new Young Creative Associates *Part of new strategy for developing choreographic talent *Trajectory starts on 1 January 2017 On 1 January 2017, the young choreographers Juanjo Arqus and Peter Leung will be appointed Young Creative Associates of Dutch National Ballet. The appointment […]

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET SETS UP FUND TO SUPPORT TALENTED DANCERS FROM SYRIA AND OTHER CONFLICT ZONES

December 10, 2016

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Ahmad Joudeh – photographer: Michel Schnater

DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET SETS UP FUND TO SUPPORT TALENTED DANCERS FROM SYRIA AND OTHER CONFLICT ZONES * Syrian dancer Ahmad Joudeh, seen in the documentary Dance or Die in the Netherlands * Ahmad Joudeh student of the National Ballet Academy, Amsterdam * Stage debut in Dutch National Ballet’s Coppelia in December Until very recently, the […]

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Dutch National Ballet | JUNIORS GO DUTCH

November 30, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | JUNIORS GO DUTCH The Junior Company’s tour of the Netherlands in 2017 * New touring programme for Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company * World premieres by Ton Simons, Wubkje Kuindersma and Peter Leung * Dutch National Ballet premiere by Toer van Schayk * Talented youngsters also dance works by Hans van […]

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Dutch National Ballet | MADE IN AMSTERDAM

November 4, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | MADE IN AMSTERDAM * world premieres and a selection of recent repertoire highlights * world premieres by David Dawson, Ernst Meisner and Juanjo Arqués * revivals of works by Hans van Manen, Christopher Wheeldon, Alexei Ratmansky, Ton Simons and Krzysztof Pastor * 11 February to 4 March 2017 in Dutch National […]

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English National Ballet Giselle CASTING

November 2, 2016

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English National Ballet's Giselle by Mary Skeaping. Dancer: Alison McWhinney

English National Ballet Giselle CASTING the classic ballet by Mary Skeaping   London Coliseum Wednesday 11 – Sunday 22 January 2017 Performances at 7.30pm (mat at 2.30pm) Tickets: £14 – £79 Following the world premiere of Akram Khan’s reinterpretation of Giselle in autumn 2016, Mary Skeaping’s classic production returns to English National Ballet’s repertoire, with […]

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Dutch National Ballet | MATA HARI RELEASED ON BLU-RAY & DVD

September 30, 2016

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dutch national ballet in mata hari

Dutch National Ballet | MATA HARI RELEASED ON BLU-RAY & DVD * successful new production by Dutch National Ballet released on DVD & Blu-ray. * star principal Anna Tsygankova dances main role * release date 30 September 2016 Dutch National Ballet’s Mata Hari will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on Friday 30 September. The […]

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Dutch National Ballet | TOER VAN SCHAYK OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF ORANGE-NASSAU

September 15, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | TOER VAN SCHAYK OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF ORANGE-NASSAU Choreographer and designer Toer van Schayk has been granted the honour of Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. Minister of Culture Jet Bussemaker presented the honour to Van Schayk on the stage of Dutch National Opera & Ballet, in Amsterdam, when the […]

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The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4

September 14, 2016

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: Artists of the Ballet rehearsing Nijinsky for World Ballet Day 2014.

The National Ballet of Canada | World Ballet Day Returns Tuesday, October 4 20 Hours Non-Stop Exclusive Backstage Footage From 5 of the World’s Leading Ballet Companies To be Streamed on Facebook Live for the First Time The Australian Ballet, Bolshoi Ballet, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and San Francisco Ballet will […]

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Dutch National Ballet | ARTUR SHESTERIKOV WINNER OF THE ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2016

September 14, 2016

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Artur Shesterikov in George Balanchine’s Apollon Musagète

Dutch National Ballet | ARTUR SHESTERIKOV WINNER OF THE ALEXANDRA RADIUS PRIZE 2016 * “The quality of a danseur noble.” (from the jury’s report) * Winner of the 28th edition receives € 2500 and an artwork. * Prize presented by Alexandra Radius at Dutch National Ballet’s annual Gala. Artur Shesterikov, principal dancer with Dutch National […]

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET DANCES IN FRONT OF THE NIGHTWATCH

September 11, 2016

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image by Mart Goossens.

DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET DANCES IN FRONT OF THE NIGHTWATCH To promote the new ballet programme Dutch Masters, Dutch National Ballet is dancing in front of Rembrandts the Night Watch in the Rijksmuseum. In the promo film, three couples dance their way through the galleries of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, ending their journey in front of the […]

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY BALLET IN THE WORLD

August 30, 2016

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DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET PRESENTS FIRST VIRTUAL REALITY BALLET IN THE WORLD In collaboration with &samhoud media and Samsung, Dutch National Ballet is the first company in the world to launch a ballet especially created for Virtual Reality: Night Fall. The Virtual Reality ballet will be presented in The VR Cinema in Amsterdam https://thevrcinema.com/nl and online […]

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HANS VAN MANEN RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL DANCE AWARD

July 19, 2016

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HANS VAN MANEN RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL DANCE AWARD ‘GRAND PRIX A LA CARRIERE’ IN CANNES * international career award for Hans van Manen On Sunday 31 July 2016, Hans van Manen, resident choreographer with Dutch National Ballet, will be presented with the international dance award Grand Prix à la Carrière, in Cannes, France. Van Manen receives […]

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Dutch National Ballet | DUTCH MASTERS

July 12, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | DUTCH MASTERS * celebration of Toer van Schayk’s 80th birthday * tribute programme of masterpieces by Van Schayk, Van Dantzig and Van Manen * new work by Toer van Schayk * 14 to 25 September 2016 in Amsterdam In September 2016, choreographer and designer Toer van Schayk will celebrate his 80th […]

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Dutch National Ballet | Gala 2016 dedicated to Igone de Jongh & Toer van Schayk

July 9, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | Gala 2016 dedicated to Igone de Jongh & Toer van Schayk * wednesday 7 September: Festive opening of the 2016-2017 ballet season * Igone de Jongh – Dutch National Ballet ballerina for 20 years * Toer van Schayk – 80th birthday * ballet gala with two world premieres, one Dutch premiere […]

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Dutch National Ballet | THREE PREMIERES IN TRANSATLANTIC

May 20, 2016

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Dutch National Ballet | THREE PREMIERES IN TRANSATLANTIC * Transatlantic, new programme of four ballets * Two world premieres by Ernst Meisner and George Williamson * European premiere by Justin Peck to music by Sufjan Stevens * Jan Taminiau designs costumes for new ballet by Ernst Meisner * David Bamber designs costumes for new ballet […]

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DANIEL CAMARGO NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET

April 19, 2016

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Daniel Camargo in Don Quixotte by Maximiliano Guerra after Petipa - photo Stuttgarter Ballett

DANIEL CAMARGO NEW PRINCIPAL WITH DUTCH NATIONAL BALLET The Brazilian dancer Daniel Camargo will be joining Dutch National Ballet as a principal in August 2016. Camargo is currently a principal dancer with Stuttgarter Ballett in Germany. Camargo made his debut with Dutch National Ballet last December as a guest artist, dancing the role of the […]

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DANCEWORKS INTERNATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL INTENSIVE

March 5, 2016

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DANCEWORKS INTERNATIONAL BALLET ACADEMY SUMMER SCHOOL INTENSIVE JULY 18th – 29th 2016, AT DANCEWORKS STUDIOS, MAYFAIR, LONDON. This unique 10-day intensive is open to ballet students of all levels from 6-18 years. It will be taught by teachers of the very highest calibre, including Michaela DePrince (Dutch National Ballet and film First Position), Erico Montes […]

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Dutch National Ballet | MICHAELA DEPRINCE IS THE NEW AMBASSADOR OF WAR CHILD HOLLAND

February 18, 2016

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war child ambassadour michaela de prince

MICHAELA DEPRINCE IS THE NEW AMBASSADOR OF WAR CHILD HOLLAND Michaela DePrince (21) has been announced as the new ambassador of War Child Holland. Michaela is a Sierra Leonean-American ballet dancer, and has been dancing for the Dutch National Ballet since 2013. “War Child is incredibly proud to have Michaela as a new ambassador”, said […]

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